"Travelogue with intertitles of Alexander Black's trip to Europe in 1928. It includes footage of air and sea travel, a phantom ride in a gondola, and footage of Black himself feeding pigeons in Venice, Italy." UC Berkeley Library.
"H. Lee Hansen visits Holland, England (London), France (Paris), and Switzerland (Zurich) and captures scenes of daily life in post-war Europe." UC San Diego Library.
"Hansen begins his tour through Europe at Greece. He spends most of his time in Greece traveling through Athens, juxtaposing the Classic Greek architecture to modern life." UC San Diego Library.
"General scenes in Spain, including farming and city life. There is a long section of a bull fight (Madrid)." UC San Diego Library.
"The Faktargubbers Story of Aland gives us many glimpses of the Aland Islands in the Baltic Sea. Though legally under Finnish domination, the people enjoy a high degree of self rule and are pro Swedish. The many activities of the people are shown, and the narrator, being a native himself, introduces you to "his people" and gives you numerous views of a normal day's events and the happy life his people enjoy" PSA Journal, Aug. 1967, 37.
"This striking example of enthusiastic club production efforts, revolves around four amusing stories which stem from the simple theme of for chairs—each responsible for the contribution of one story and its filming. Because of the outstanding qualities of "Four Chairs", it was awarded a special cup for excellent club production" PSA Journal, Dec. 1955, 35.
"Item is a film of a trip to Spain taken by Dr. Willinsky, his wife, Sadie, and some of their friends. Despite its title, the film does not contain footage of France. In the form of a travelogue, footage of landmarks, the local population, and the Willinsky's activities are accompanied by music and Dr. Willinsky's commentary. Footage includes shots of the Square of Spain, Sadie walking along the streets of a shopping district, churches and monasteries, a boat cruise from Palma to Figuera, a spring festival procession and dancing in Majorca. Most of the scenes were taken in Palma and Majorca." Ontario Jewish Archives.
"A Glimpse of Paris shows us the usual sights of the French capital as well as some of the less common places. Tight editing keeps the film moving yet the feel of jumping rapidly from one spot to another, so often prevalent in travel films, is not present in this one" PSA Journal, Sept. 1964, 50.
"Item is a film taken by Dr. Willinsky of a trip to Rome, Italy. In the form of a travelogue, footage of landmarks, ruins and the local population are interspersed with captions that were added in by Dr. Willinsky to provide information about the country's history and culture. Included are shots of the Pantheon, the Colosseum, a Roman market, the Appian Way and dinner at a Roman restaurant. Dr. Willinsky's wife, Sadie, is occassionally spotted in the footage with travel companions who are probably relatives or family friends." Ontario Jewish Archives.
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